The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  


We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
 
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

News & Events

Family Game Night: Second Thursday at 6:00 to 8:00
Bring your family or group of friends, and enjoy a variety of games at the library.  We have Chess, Apples to Apples, Cribbage, Monopoly, and many more, If you have a favorite board game, please bring and share with us.

  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

Saturday Story Hour: 10:30 a.m.
Weekly Story time takes place during the school year. Stories and crafts are provided to preschoolers and their caregivers by volunteers. During school vacations and in the event that Union 69 schools are canceled or delayed, this program will be canceled.

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     

207-785-5656


April 20, 2017  4:00 - 5:00 pm

Book Discussion on: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. 

Hours

Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get Involved

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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2017 Events


Saturday, April 8, 2017    10:30 am Deb Vendetti—Local Artist Reception and Hands-on Demonstration for All Ages. Join us for an informal reception (parents are encouraged to bring children ages 7 and up) given by Deb Vendetti regarding her graphite and eraser drawings currently on display.  Ms. Vendetti will demonstrate and discuss materials used and her approach to mark making.  She will be available for questions and conversation.  Tea and coffee will be available.

Library Services



2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656